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Biden: I regret not being president

Former Vice President Joe Biden Joe Biden Biden: I regret not being president Biden: ‘McCain is right: Need select committee’ for Russia With no emerging leaders, no clear message, Democrats flounder MORE late Friday night voiced regret about his decision not to run for president, predicting if he had secured the Democratic nomination he could have won against Donald Trump ...

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Trump toots horn of Mack truck at White House

President Trump on Thursday tooted the horn of a big rig as he welcomed truckers to the White House. In video posted on Twitter, the president could be seen climbing into the truck parked on White House grounds. Trump then pretended to drive the truck and honked its horn. During his meeting with the CEOs from the trucking industry Thursday, ...

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GOP rushes to vote without knowing full impact of healthcare plan

“Have you read the bill? Have you read the reconciliation bill? Have you read the manager’s amendment? Hell no, you haven’t!” That was then-House Minority Leader John Boehner John Boehner Trump, GOP fumble chance to govern ObamaCare gets new lease on life Ryan picks party over country by pushing healthcare bill MORE (R-Ohio) in 2010 in the heat of the ...

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THE MEMO: Recriminations fly with Trump’s health vote in peril

Recriminations have begun flying among Republicans even before the House votes Friday on a plan that aims to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. President Trump and House Republican leadership are adamant that the bill, titled the American Health Care Act, must pass. But that outcome was in deep doubt on Friday morning, as lawmakers on both flanks of the GOP expressed skepticism.  ...

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Live coverage: House pulls ObamaCare repeal bill

The Hill will be offering live updates on the House GOP’s efforts to pass a bill repealing and replacing ObamaCare on Friday.  President Trump has issued an ultimatum to his party that the bill must pass, or he will move on to other priorities Dems thank activists for helping quash healthcare bill 5:05 p.m. Democrats gathered on the Capitol lawn ...

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House votes to begin debate on healthcare bill; six Republicans defect

The House voted to begin debate on the GOP’s healthcare plan Friday, paving the way for a cliffhanger vote in the afternoon.  Lawmakers voted largely along party lines, 230-194, to adopt parameters for floor debate. Six Republicans voted against the rule, an unusually high number. Lawmakers typically do not break ranks on procedural votes, which are viewed as a referendum on ...

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Stunning polls show Sanders soaring while 'TrumpCare' crashes

To fully understand the huge public appeal of Sen. Bernie Sanders Bernie Sanders Michael Moore warns Dems: Now is not the time to gloat Warren: ‘Today is a great day… but I’m not doing a touchdown dance’ Sanders: Canceled ObamaCare repeal vote ‘major victory’ for working class MORE (I-Vt.) and the catastrophic unpopularity of TrumpCare, let’s first consider some polling ...

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Trump was right after all about the Obama administration wiretaps

On the 40th anniversary of the publication of The Shining, Stephen King must be wondering if Washington is working on its own sequel. For the last couple months, Washington has been on edge, like we are all trapped in Overlook Hotel with every day bringing a new “jump scare,” often preceded by a telltale tweet. Indeed, a Twitter whistle has ...

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FBI Director Comey visits White House

FBI Director James Comey was at the White House on Friday, days after he confirmed his bureau is investigating ties between associates of President Trump and Russia. The White House said Comey visited to attend a “routine interagency meeting,” but did not say with whom he met. No meeting with Comey was listed on the president’s public schedule. Comey was spotted ...

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Trump blames Democrats for ObamaCare defeat

President Trump on Friday blamed Democrats, not Republicans, for the stunning collapse of the GOP healthcare plan. “We were very close, it was a very tight margin. We had no Democrat support, no votes from the Democrats,” Trump said, flanked by Vice President Pence and Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price in the Oval Office.  ADVERTISEMENT But he said he would ...

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